Pair reported missing found safe and well

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A couple and their dog went missing in the Lake District on Sunday.

Two mountain rescue teams mounted a search for the walkers from Morecambe who were reported missing in fading light.

A team from Patterdale joined a team from Penrith who then searched from Hayeswater dam leading up towards The Knott.

The couple’s car was found at Haweswater by Penrith Mountain Rescue team.

A Patterdale dog handler found the missing walkers unhurt close to Rest Dodd.

They were able to walk off the fell with team members down to the valley.

They were then driven back around to Haweswater to collect their car.